Friday, July 19, 2019

State Auditor

ICYMI: Alcorn County Supervisor, County Official & County Vendors Indicted

Today, State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced 259 felony counts have been issued against a member of the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors, the county...

259 Felony Counts Issued in Alcorn County Following OSA Investigation

CORINTH, Miss.- A year-long investigation by special agents from the Office of the State Auditor has resulted in the filing of 259 criminal charges...

Ziegler Sentencing Brings An End To DMR Investigation

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that former Department of Marine Resources Chief of Staff Joseph Ziegler has been sentenced to three years’...

Commissioner of Department of Corrections and Local Businessman Indicted By Federal...

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering participated in a news conference with federal agencies today in Jackson where former Department of Corrections Commissioner Chis Epps...

State Auditor Informs Legislature About MAEP Formula Flaws

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering has notified the Legislature of his concerns with the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) formula. The report provides detailed information...

Former Madison County Deputy Sheriff Indicted

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that Marcus Hudson, a former Madison County Deputy Sheriff and Madison County Tax Collector Process Server, has...

Former Greenville Parks Commission Director Pleads Guilty

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that Yvette Yeager, a former employee of the Greenville Parks and Recreation Department, pled guilty to one...

Mound Bayou Mayor Indicted, Demand Issued

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that former Mound Bayou Mayor Kennedy Johnson has been indicted on three counts of embezzlement by a...

Demand Issued Against Jones County Judge

JACKSON – Circuit Judge Billy Joe Landrum of the 18th Circuit Court District has not been following state law in administering a Jones County...

State Auditor’s Work Recognized with National Award

Denver, Colo.- Mississippi State Auditor Stacey E. Pickering was the only state official from across the country to receive the prestigious David M. Walker...